LGBT Info

Sergeant Major Joanne Rushton (born Joe Rushton in 1960) is the first transsexual to serve in the British Army. As a man, he served in Kosovo, Bosnia and Northern Ireland with the Royal Engineers and was also part of the army boxing team.[1]

References

  1. Sex-change soldiers can stay in Army”, The Daily Telegraph, 1999-08-02, <http://www.pfc.org.uk/node/847>. Retrieved on 2007-08-21